Most Recent Offshore Oil Rigs & Vessels

Seadrill defers deliveries of newbuild rigs

Fri, Aug 28, 2015

Seadrill has issued an update on its rig building program and market prospects for drilling.

Eni, NCA to collaborate on emergency response in Barents Sea

Wed, Aug 26, 2015 Eni Norge has entered a mutual assistance agreement with the Norwegian Coastal Administration on support vessels for the Goliat field in the Barent...

Second Cat D rig prepares to sail to Norway

Tue, Aug 25, 2015 Songa Offshore has taken delivery of its second Category D semisubmersible rig from Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering in South Korea.

Three Eurasia jackups active in Caspian Sea

Tue, Aug 25, 2015

Eurasia Drilling Co. has issued a review of its operations in the Caspian Sea during the first half of this year.

Fifth Sapura-series pipelay vessel nears completion

Tue, Aug 25, 2015

Royal IHC has launched the pipelay vessel Sapura Rubi at its shipyard near Rotterdam.

Aptomar to monitor Statoil's operations

Mon, Aug 24, 2015 Statoil has opted for Aptomar’s tactical collaboration and management system at its field monitoring center at Sandsli in Bergen, Norway.  

Petrex surveys integrity of North Sea Athena risers, moorings

Mon, Aug 24, 2015 Petrex Developments has completed inspection of the Athena FPSO’s dynamic flexible riser/umbilical systems, mooring system, and hull in the UK cent...

First CAT D rig due in Norway in October

Fri, Aug 21, 2015 DSME is expected to deliver Statoil’s second newbuild CAT D semisubmersible rig Songa Endurance early next week, according to contractor Songa Offs...

Construction issues push back delivery of revamped Safe Scandinavia

Fri, Aug 21, 2015 The conversion of the accommodation vessel Safe Scandinavia to a tender support vessel continues to experience delays, according to owner Prosafe.

Vantage, DSME at odds over drillship construction cancellation

Thu, Aug 20, 2015 Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. says it has canceled a 703.4-billion won ($595-million) order for the drillship Cobalt Explorer fr...

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Assessing Mexico’s new offshore oil & gas exploration opportunities

When Mexico’s historic energy reform legislation became law on Dec. 21, 2013, it opened the country to foreign investment in its oil and gas sector...

Anadarko’s decommissioning of the first-ever cell spar in the Gulf of Mexico

The Red Hawk spar made history throughout its design life, commissioned and decommissioned as the first of its kind. Heralded as the first cell spa...
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